George Strait Mourns the Loss of His Father

GAC extends condolences to George Strait and his family on the loss of George’s father, John Byron Strait. George’s official website posted this statement yesterday: NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Tuesday, June 04, 2013) – After nearly one month of hospitalization, John Byron Strait (age 91), passed away earlier today, Tuesday, June 4. Father to iconic country music [...] Read More

George Jones’ Final Nashville Concert To Take Place As A Tribute Show

The show will go on. George Jones’ final Nashville concert, which was set for November 22 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, will continue as planned, now as a tribute to George who died April 26 at the age of 81. Stars Remember George Jones » George’s Life in Pictures » “Everyone has been asking if we [...] Read More

Watch Vince Gill & Patty Loveless Honor George Jones with “Go Rest High On That Mountain”

Thousands flocked to the Grand Ole Opry to honor the memory of George Jones last week during his public memorial service. Among the many artists who paid tribute to George were Patty Loveless and Vince Gill, who took the stage together for an emotional duet of Vince’s “Go Rest High On That Mountain.” Stars Remember [...] Read More

Dierks Bentley Pens Emotional Piece for CNN in Memory of George Jones

Dierks Bentley often puts pen to paper to craft songs that later make their way onto albums and country radios. Earlier this week, CNN asked him to put his writing craft to work in another way by penning an opinion piece on George Jones, who passed away April 26 at the age of 81. Dierks [...] Read More

GAC Will Broadcast George Jones Funeral Live from the Grand Ole Opry House

George Jones’ funeral will take place on Thursday, May 2 at The Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee, starting at 10 a.m. Central and will be open to the public. Doors will open at 9 a.m. GAC will broadcast the funeral service live at 10 a.m. Central, with radio partners WSM 650AM and SiriusXM [...] Read More